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  • StormwaterPA - Green Jobs
    lead to a rewarding career Greening Cities Cleans Water Improves Health Creates Jobs Image from Gray to Green Jumpstarting Private Investment in Green Infrastructure There has been debate about the effectiveness of green infrastructure apprehension that all GSI efforts are expensive and misinformation stating that investing in Clean Water costs communities jobs As more urban areas adopt green practices there s a growing body of evidence showing that greening does improve water quality while providing multiple community benefits that it s often cheaper than grey alternatives in the long run and that it actually boosts local economies by creating jobs not driving them away Don t just take our word for it Check out some of these reports The Value of Green Infrastructure A Guide to Recognizing its Economic Environmental and Social Benefits Banking on Green A Look at how Green Infrastructure Can Save Muncipalities Money and Provide Economic Benefits Community Wide Water Works Rebuilding Infrastructure Creating Jobs Greening the Environment Gray to Green Jumpstarting Private Investment in Green Stormwater Infrastructure Related News from our Blog Getting Local About Stormwater Saving Streams helps the Chesapeake Bay Wednesday 30 May 2012 At a recent meeting of self described stormwater geeks facilitated by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Chesapeake Stormwater Network Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay and Water Environment Research Foundation discussions ranged far and wide At the end of the day two days actually they came back to the central theme local implementation is what will get the job done Read Full Post BMPs Green Infrastructure National Chesapeake Bay Education Low Impact Development Chesapeake Bay green infrastructure CSO stormwater runoff trash water quality Comments 0 EPA and City of Philadelphia Sign Landmark Agreement Wednesday 11 April 2012 Yesterday saw another Philadelphia first when U S Environmental Protection Agency EPA Administrator

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  • StormwaterPA - Green Jobs
    Five Training Modules to learn more about green infrastructure how to recognize whether various types of green tools are doing well or are in need of help and what to do to maintain the systems so they function the way they were planned Who knows this might be the start of your own journey into the exciting world of community greening a journey that could lead to a rewarding career Greening Cities Cleans Water Improves Health Creates Jobs Image from Gray to Green Jumpstarting Private Investment in Green Infrastructure There has been debate about the effectiveness of green infrastructure apprehension that all GSI efforts are expensive and misinformation stating that investing in Clean Water costs communities jobs As more urban areas adopt green practices there s a growing body of evidence showing that greening does improve water quality while providing multiple community benefits that it s often cheaper than grey alternatives in the long run and that it actually boosts local economies by creating jobs not driving them away Don t just take our word for it Check out some of these reports The Value of Green Infrastructure A Guide to Recognizing its Economic Environmental and Social Benefits Banking on Green A Look at how Green Infrastructure Can Save Muncipalities Money and Provide Economic Benefits Community Wide Water Works Rebuilding Infrastructure Creating Jobs Greening the Environment Gray to Green Jumpstarting Private Investment in Green Stormwater Infrastructure Related News from our Blog Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Green Infrastructure Wednesday 01 February 2012 A recent article in the Center for Watershed Protection s newsletter on the costs and benefits of green infrastructure raises some interesting points Read Full Post Research Green Infrastructure center for watershed protection green infrastructure costs benefits cost data Comments 1 First 1 2 3 4 5

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  • StormwaterPA - Maintaining GSI Systems One
    cover affects how runoff impacts our waterways Take a look and then download the Presentation and Resource materials to get into it in more detail Check out the rest of the Modules Use the materials in your own presentations And share them around Related Videos Here are a few of our many videos that relate to the concepts explored in this training session Go to Videos and browse by Issue or by BMP for more Related News from our Blog Film Screening this Thursday March 20 2014 Tuesday 18 March 2014 Free screening of Green City Clean Waters in Philadelphia this Thursday followed by a panel discussion with TTF Watershed Partnership Green Stormwater Infrastructure Partners and PowerCorps PHL Read Full Post Green Infrastructure film screening events green city clean waters philadelphia water department green stormwater infrastructure partners sustainable business network tookany tacony frankford watershed partnership powercorps phl citycoho philly nexus philadelphia Comments 0 Infill Philadelphia Soak it Up Video Screening Thursday 21 March 2013 InFill Philadelphia s Soak It Up competition brought out some inspiring community designs Our documentary captures the exciting process which will be discussed further tonight at the Academy of the Natural Sciences Read Full Post Green

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  • StormwaterPA - Maintaining GSI Systems Two
    called simply rain gardens For a look at the many benefits of going green check out the related videos below and explore the rest of the site for everything you wanted to know about the managing stormewater and then some Related Videos Here are a few of our many videos that relate to the concepts explored in this training session Go to Videos and browse by Issue or by BMP for more Related News from our Blog Film Screening this Thursday March 20 2014 Tuesday 18 March 2014 Free screening of Green City Clean Waters in Philadelphia this Thursday followed by a panel discussion with TTF Watershed Partnership Green Stormwater Infrastructure Partners and PowerCorps PHL Read Full Post Green Infrastructure film screening events green city clean waters philadelphia water department green stormwater infrastructure partners sustainable business network tookany tacony frankford watershed partnership powercorps phl citycoho philly nexus philadelphia Comments 0 Infill Philadelphia Soak it Up Video Screening Thursday 21 March 2013 InFill Philadelphia s Soak It Up competition brought out some inspiring community designs Our documentary captures the exciting process which will be discussed further tonight at the Academy of the Natural Sciences Read Full Post Green Infrastructure green infrastructure

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  • StormwaterPA - Maintaining GSI Systems Three
    s happening within and how it flows out We might expect these green techniques to maintain themselves but trash leaf debris unwanted vegetation and many other variables can effect performance and need to be regularly checked Other Videos Here are a few of our many videos that relate to the concepts explored in this training session Go to Videos and browse by Issue or by BMP for more Related News from our Blog Film Screening this Thursday March 20 2014 Tuesday 18 March 2014 Free screening of Green City Clean Waters in Philadelphia this Thursday followed by a panel discussion with TTF Watershed Partnership Green Stormwater Infrastructure Partners and PowerCorps PHL Read Full Post Green Infrastructure film screening events green city clean waters philadelphia water department green stormwater infrastructure partners sustainable business network tookany tacony frankford watershed partnership powercorps phl citycoho philly nexus philadelphia Comments 0 Infill Philadelphia Soak it Up Video Screening Thursday 21 March 2013 InFill Philadelphia s Soak It Up competition brought out some inspiring community designs Our documentary captures the exciting process which will be discussed further tonight at the Academy of the Natural Sciences Read Full Post Green Infrastructure green infrastructure design philadelphia water department

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  • StormwaterPA - Maintaining GSI Systems Four
    loving properties and those unwated invasives that we need to be on the lookout for Without regular maintenance invasives tend to take over which can cause the systems to malfunction AND through the ecological balance out of whack Other Videos Here are a few of our many videos that relate to the concepts explored in this training session Go to Videos and browse by Issue or by BMP for more Related News from our Blog Film Screening this Thursday March 20 2014 Tuesday 18 March 2014 Free screening of Green City Clean Waters in Philadelphia this Thursday followed by a panel discussion with TTF Watershed Partnership Green Stormwater Infrastructure Partners and PowerCorps PHL Read Full Post Green Infrastructure film screening events green city clean waters philadelphia water department green stormwater infrastructure partners sustainable business network tookany tacony frankford watershed partnership powercorps phl citycoho philly nexus philadelphia Comments 0 Infill Philadelphia Soak it Up Video Screening Thursday 21 March 2013 InFill Philadelphia s Soak It Up competition brought out some inspiring community designs Our documentary captures the exciting process which will be discussed further tonight at the Academy of the Natural Sciences Read Full Post Green Infrastructure green infrastructure design philadelphia

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  • StormwaterPA - Maintaining GSI Systems Five
    learned something new and gained some inspiration Who knows this may serve as the launchpad that takes your interest in gardening to a whole different level and sends you off on an exciting green career Stay in touch and let us know what you think Other Videos Here are a few of our many videos that relate to the concepts explored in this training session Go to Videos and browse by Issue or by BMP for more Related News from our Blog Film Screening this Thursday March 20 2014 Tuesday 18 March 2014 Free screening of Green City Clean Waters in Philadelphia this Thursday followed by a panel discussion with TTF Watershed Partnership Green Stormwater Infrastructure Partners and PowerCorps PHL Read Full Post Green Infrastructure film screening events green city clean waters philadelphia water department green stormwater infrastructure partners sustainable business network tookany tacony frankford watershed partnership powercorps phl citycoho philly nexus philadelphia Comments 0 Infill Philadelphia Soak it Up Video Screening Thursday 21 March 2013 InFill Philadelphia s Soak It Up competition brought out some inspiring community designs Our documentary captures the exciting process which will be discussed further tonight at the Academy of the Natural Sciences Read Full

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  • StormwaterPA - Public Art takes on Pollution
    and their difference from the sewer system We were challenged to do this with little to no budget All the while educating people on the subject of watershed isn t exactly easy It s not intriguing enough to capture people s attention on its own We thought that if we could humanize the storm drain we would connect people with its purpose So we used the one medium that has moved people since the beginning of mankind art We recruited local artists to take their paint brushes to the pavement and help us launch a campaign to perpetuate storm drains as mouths As in we wouldn t put radiator fluid oil or glass in our mouths so we shouldn t put them in the River s mouth The campaign titled Storm Drains are the Mouth of the Reno launched in August We started with two storm drain characters a fish and an octopus that are painted with the storm drain entrances as their mouths We created print ads and a two minute video educating people on the campaign The news media contributed greatly by airing the painting events and sharing the story with their viewers and readers We saw thousands of social media posts pictures and videos being posted about public art vs pollution The campaign continues with four more storm drain creatures being painted this fall Watch the video Public Art Vs Pollution Comments 1 Maureen Maxwell Sep 13 2013 at 09 48 AM Love this and we in Harrisburg are adding this to our Strategic Plan as a BMP We are The Rain Barrel Coalition in Harrisburg and we are moving at the speed of light to educate Central Pa on Stormwater Management We started with a Rain Barrel festival in June and are now working on a

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